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View Poll Results: I see 5 options in rebuilding / upgrading my turbo. Which is best?
Straight stock rebuild. Cheap / Reliable / Easy just roll with it 2 25.00%
Stock rebuild with a 1.0 AR housing like the Banks 1 12.50%
Stock rebuild with stock housing and a Wicked Wheel 2 4 50.00%
Some factory bolt on turbo like a 6.0 or something like that 1 12.50%
Custom turbo that is similar in price to other options and fits Irates stock up pipe kit 0 0%
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Turbo Rebuild / Swap Options and Opinions Poll

Now I need all of your wisdom. I am planning on getting a rebuilt turbo. So here's the reason and rub. My turbo has almost 270K on it so I figure that some seals and bearings are in order. It seems to work fine but.. I do not have the budget for the Mega double shot espresso blow a city over turbo no do I really think I need one. I pull a 5th wheel that weighs about 12K around the Colorado Mountains. I will be inter-cooled this summer and I do plan on a set of baby swamps next year. Chip, 4" exhaust, EBPV free pedestal, and Irate replacement up pipes round out the list of planned mods. Please participate in the poll or detail out what has worked for you keeping in mind how I use my truck.

1997 Crew Cab Long Bed 4X4 (DRW Conversion) Auto. 280K miles
Stainless Irate Bellowed Up Pipes
Fresh Turbo with 1.0 Housing & Wicked Wheel II, 3" downpipe with 4" exhaust, Intercooled, 6.0 Fan, 39 gal rear fuel tank + 70 gal Transfer Flow in the bed, Hydroboost, Completely New Suspension (Springs, Shocks, Bushings),08 Rear Diff Cover, Baby Swamps, Hydra Chip with Swamps Tunes, and Swamps IDM, Dually Swap, Tru-Trac locker in the rear, Red Head Steering Box and Borgeson Steering Shaft

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1.0 and ww2? What would happen?

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Quicker higher boost, and he is going ic anyway, as well as baby swamps tho, I would keep it stock and ww2 it

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